grec

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See also: Grec and grèc

Aromanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin graecus, from Ancient Greek Γραικός (Graikós).

Adjective[edit]

grec m (feminine greacã) (masculine plural grets/gretsã, feminine plural greatsi/greatse)

  1. Greek

Noun[edit]

grec m (feminine greacã) (plural grets/gretsã)

  1. a Greek (man), a Hellene

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal (compare Occitan grèc), from Latin graecus, from Ancient Greek Γραικός (Graikós).

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Adjective[edit]

grec (feminine grega, masculine plural grecs, feminine plural gregues)

  1. Greek (pertaining to the country of Greece, the Greek people, or the Greek language)

Noun[edit]

grec m (plural grecs, feminine grega)

  1. Greek (an inhabitant of Greece)

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Proper noun[edit]

grec m

  1. Greek (language)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French grec, a borrowing from Latin graecus, from Ancient Greek Γραικός (Graikós). Supplanted the Old French popular/inherited forms gri(e)u, grezois, griois, cf. the now obsolete grégeois (as in feu grégeois), with the ending -ois, or possibly from a Vulgar Latin root *graeciscus.

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Noun[edit]

grec m (uncountable)

  1. the Greek language
  2. (by ellipsis) the Ancient Greek language

Adjective[edit]

grec (feminine singular grecque, masculine plural grecs, feminine plural grecques)

  1. Greek

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Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grec (not comparable)

  1. Greek

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin graecus, from Ancient Greek Γραικός (Graikós).

Noun[edit]

grec m (uncountable)

  1. Ancient Greek language

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin graecus, from Ancient Greek Γραικός (Graikós).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grec m, n (feminine singular greacă, masculine plural greci, feminine and neuter plural grece)

  1. Greek

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The feminine plural is rarely used.

Noun[edit]

grec m (plural greci, feminine equivalent grecoaică or greacă)

  1. Greek man

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